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PI girls, boys tearing up competition

PRESS Staff Report Who’s next? That seems to be the theme surrounding the Port Isabel Lady Tarpon softball squad as it continues to eliminate the competition en route to its first undefeated recorded this late into the season. Specifically, the Lady Tarps stand at an impressive 7-0 32-3A record and 12-5 overall, not to mention …

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Ladies 5-0 in district, boys unbeaten

PRESS Staff Report Things haven’t changed much in the world of Port Isabel varsity baseball and softball, except maybe one thing: they’ve won more games. Remaining unbeaten in 32-3A play, the Tarpons and Lady Tarpons continue to amass victories en route to what the Big Blue community hopes will be district titles for both programs. …

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Tarpons compete at Meet of Champs

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpon track and field team competed at the Meet of Champions in Weslaco last Saturday. Although they failed to score any points, head boys’ track coach Jake Hofstetter is satisfied that the team is coming along and getting healthier by the week. “Our times got …

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Girls 3-0, boys open district

PRESS Staff Report The Port Isabel High School varsity baseball and softball teams are beginning to make waves in their respective districts, especially as the Lady Tarpons tighten their stranglehold on 32-3A with an undefeated 3-0 record thus far. Of course, the Tarpons are enjoying their own success after opening 32-3A play with a victory …

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Tarpons take fourth at meet

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpons track and field squad showed progress this past week as it placed fourth at the Jim Hudson Relays at La Feria on Friday. Port Isabel had one gold medalist in the person of LB Bennett, who won the long jump with a leap of …

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Ladies second at La Feria

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS It was another strong performance by the Port Isabel High girls’ track and field team last week as it finished a close second at the Jim Hudson Relays in La Feria on Friday. The Lady Tarpons totaled 170 points as a team and finished 11 points behind team …

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Garza ready for state

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel High powerlifter Wynona Garza is competing in the Women’s State Powerlifting Meet on Friday, March 15 in Corpus Christi. The weigh-in was yesterday and competition was scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Garza is feeling confidant and ready to go, as she told the PRESS in …

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Tarps, Lady Tarps score honors

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS Six Port Isabel High basketball players have been named to the 2013 All-District 32-3A first teams. For Coach Alan Ward’s Lady Tarpons squad Kelcie Swink was named to the All-District first team and Alex Martinez was named Newcomer of the Year. Swink and Martinez were both unanimous selections. …

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All-State recipients named

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PI faces RH at home Friday

By LARRY GAGE Special to the PRESS The Port Isabel Tarpon varsity basketball team controls its own fate as far as the playoffs are concerned. If the team beats Rio Hondo at home this Friday night, Feb. 1, the Tarpons clinch a playoff spot. With a split in their last two District 32-3A games, the …

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